Course syllabus

Risk Management Processes

VBR171, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2014-04-15

General Information

Compulsory for: RH4-rh
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The overriding aim of the course is that, after completing the course, the students will have an understanding of how risk analysis, risk assessment, and risk reduction / control are dependent on each other, and how these activities can be handled by various organizations. Furthermore, the course is aimed at providing the students with a knowledge base concerning the different methods and techniques applied in the risk management process for various types of risk, as well as developing their ability to critically examine those methods in the context of practical application.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: The examination will be done both on an individual and a group-work basis. The final certificate is based on project assignments (group work) and essays (individual work), and also requires participation in compulsory seminars. Examination in other cases includes the entire course.


Admission requirements:

Required prior knowledge: MAM090.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Henrik Tehler,
Further information: Group assignments require active participation. Each group member must individually be able to account for the content of the assignment. If a group member does not fulfill the demands of the group or ignores hers/his commitment, she/he can be reassigned to another group or get a fail result.